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SoHum Health Makes Opioid Honor Roll

SoHum Health makes Cal Hospital Compare’s 2021 Opioid Honor Roll for Work Combatting Opioid Addiction in Southern Humboldt California Health & Human Services Agency (CalHHS) Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly, along with Cal Hospital Compare, recognized hospitals across California for their…

August Pandemic Roundup

Photo by Rob Hampson on Unsplash First of all, polio isn’t really back. There’s no reunion tour or late night TV gigs, this recent appearance is more like a cover band turning up at an open mic night. While the…

A Therapy for the Times

Photo by Engin Akyurt on Unsplash You may not need a peer-reviewed study to tell you how much our mental health has suffered during the pandemic. Just look around at your friends and family, co-workers, even the usually cheerful grocery…

This Pox is Bananas

Photo by Mike Dorner on Unsplash The next major pandemic may already be here. I’m not sure who ordered it, since we’ve still got plenty of COVID-19 leftovers in the fridge, but monkeypox, typically a disease confined to the African…

Capital Campaign Milestone Celebration

SoHum Health Invites Community to Celebrate Reaching Campaign Goal to Construct New Hospital at Milestone Event on May 19th SoHum Health Foundation is thrilled to announce that their $4M fundraising goal to construct a new modern hospital in Southern Humboldt…

SoHum Health partners with UC Davis to host future health care professionals in local clinic

Future physician assistants (P.A.) and family nurse practitioners (FNP) now bring their enthusiasm and energy to the providers and patients of SoHum Health. A new partnership between SoHum and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis enables…

SoHum Health to Reward Those Who Get Vaccinated

Beginning March 2022, patients who receive a vaccine from SoHum Health will be thanked with a prize. Prizes include $10 gift cards, Il Forno Bakery vouchers, Girl Scout cookies, and more. Patients can choose one prize per vaccine received, while…

So Long, Omicron?

Photo by Adrian Swancar on Unsplash I’m sorry folks, but the pandemic is not over yet. I really wish I had to try harder to come up with topics, but everyone’s favorite bat flu keeps returning to my arms unbeckoned.…

SoHum Health Makes Major Investment in Their Employees by Increasing Wages and Benefits

In order to continue to meet the healthcare needs of the Southern Humboldt community, SoHum Health has taken several notable steps in recent months to invest in their greatest asset, their staff. The Healthcare District’s Governing Board voted at their…

The Omicron Chronicles

Photo by Gustavo Fring from Pexels What’s that wriggling down the chimney? Why, it’s a brand-new COVID variant! The Omicron variant was first detected in California this past week, but despite the headlines, there’s little indication that there’s any reason to be overly…